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Holly Henry is the morning Online Producer for WTKR and WGNT.

Growing up in Virginia Beach, Holly has a passion for what's going on in Hampton Roads. She graduated from Radford University, Magna Cum Laude, with a major in Media Studies, a minor in English, and a concentration in Journalism. Holly interned at WTKR in Norfolk the summer before graduating from Radford.

Holly has always been interested in writing, and media. After graduation, she moved from Radford, Va. back to Virginia Beach, where she became a promotions assistant, and overnight announcer at FM99/106.9 The Fox, WNOR/WAFX in Chesapeake, Va. She also helped produce for the radio station's website there. In October of 2009, Holly accepted an offer from WTKR to be the nightside Online Producer. Since then, Holly has made the transition to morning Online Producer.

Aside from journalism, another love of hers is the beach. Holly enjoys running at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, practicing yoga, and stand-up paddleboarding. Holly's life wouldn't be complete without spending time with family, friends, and of course with her pets, Browning and Me-mow (Australian Shepherd and house cat). Holly is proud to be a VB local - and lover of the ocean.

Find Holly on Twitter @mediaholly

"We are trying to both break news and deliver original analysis, and at the same time, curate the web."

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    Deal of the Day – Old Navy

    Today's Deal of the Day is for Old Navy.

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    Kill Devil Hills woman faces heroin charges

    Dare County, N.C. – A Kill Devil Hills woman is now facing heroin related charges in Dare County, according to Chief Deputy Steve Hoggard. On November 12, 2014, Dare County Narcotics Task Force Officers seized opiates from a Kill Devil Hills woman as a result of an ongoing investigation. Task Force Officers stopped a vehicle in Kill Devil Hills. During the course of the stop, officers discovered and seized the prescription type-opiates. Officers arrested 34-year-old Sarah Sharp Prior of Kill […]

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    UPDATE: Six people possibly exposed to rabid cat in Chesapeake community

    The Chesapeake Health Department has received confirmation that a cat tested positive for rabies in the Warrington Hall community of Chesapeake.

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    Man wanted for armed robbery at Cash Advance in Newport News

    Newport News, Va. – Police are searching for a man wanted for armed robbery at Cash Advance, police tell NewsChannel 3. On November 20, 2014 at about 1:40 p.m. an unknown man entered the Cash Advance located at 1055 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., handed the clerk a note indicating he had a handgun, and demanded cash. The suspect took the note back, and the clerk complied with the suspect’s demands, giving him cash, police say. The suspect left on foot in […]

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    UPDATE: U.S. 460 reopens following crash in Sussex Co.

    Sussex Co., Va. – All lanes of U.S. 460 were temporarily shut down in Sussex County near the Prince George County line for the investigation of a crash, VDOT tells NewsChannel 3. It happened this morning, November 21, 2014. At approximately 9:19 a.m., a Virginia State Trooper was attempting to make a traffic stop when he was struck from behind. The trooper was traveling eastbound on Route 460 at the Sussex/Prince George County line, when he activated his emergency equipment and […]

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    Woman with gun arrested outside of White House

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — A woman with a gun was arrested Thursday night outside of the White House, officials said, just minutes after the President delivered his speech on sweeping immigration changes he’ll make by executive order. The Secret Service arrested April Lenhart, a 23-year-old Michigan resident, at about 8:30 p.m. on Thursday on Pennsylvania Avenue near the North Lawn of the White House after she was spotted with a gun holstered under her shirt, Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan said. […]

  • Quest for the Best Breakfast: Tommy’s Restaurant in Hampton

    Hampton, Va. – NewsChannel 3 is on a Quest for the Best Breakfast in Hampton Roads. You`ve nominated your favorite breakfast hot spots. So far, Blaine Stewart has visited Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Today – the Quest is on the Peninsula. Join us at Tommy`s Restaurant on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton, it’s near Big Bethel Road. You nominated Tommy`s for the fish and grits, waffles, and the bacon breakfast! Blaine Stewart would love to see you out there — he’ll put some NewsChannel 3 […]

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    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As a grand jury gets closer to announcing its decision, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said. The grand jury hearing evidence is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session. A decision on whether to charge Wilson in the death of the unarmed teen could come the same day, law enforcement officials have […]

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    Job fair targeting veterans short on opportunities

    Dozens of companies took part in a veterans job fair today, but as it turns out, barely any were willing to hire people on the spot. And many of the available positions aren’t based in Hampton Roads. The event was held at Nauticus today. NewsChannel 3 found out of the 53 companies taking part, only two were willing to hire on the spot. Another company at the fair had about seven positions open, but they were all in the northwest […]

  • Cross-train your brain with Beverly Kidd

    Who can forget the Olympic sized ping pong matchup in the movie Forrest Gump? While Forrest was mentally slow, research done right here in Hampton roads shows that is not the case for most ping pong players, in fact quite the opposite. You`re actually engaging the brain in terms of prefrontal cortex for strategy, to return plays, eye- hand coordination, balance. All this translates into the cerebellum, prefrontal cortex, temporal lobe, parietal lobes its exercising the brain,” says dr. Scott […]

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    Man wanted for assaulting Walgreens employee in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are searching for a man wanted for trying to steal items from a local store, and assaulting a store employee, police tell NewsChannel 3. It happened on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at approximately 3:15 p.m. at the Walgreens located at 856 South Military Hwy. in Virginia Beach. The person in the above surveillance images entered the store and attempted to steal items from within the store. When confronted, the suspect assaulted the loss prevention employee, police tell NewsChannel […]

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    Strollers recalled due to “fingertip amputation hazard”

    Graco Children’s Products is recalling millions of strollers due to a fingertip amputation hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. This recall affects the following products: Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate Model Strollers and Travel Systems. The folding hinge on the sides of the stroller can pinch a child’s finger, posing a laceration or amputation hazard, the report says. About 4.7 million strollers are being recalled in the United States, about 202,000 […]


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